Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Alexandria, Alexandria Esler Regional Airport (KESF)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 92.29°WElev: 112ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Jena LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 81. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 81. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Jena LA
 31.7°N 92.12°W (Elev. 197 ft)
11:25 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
12pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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